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Originally Posted by spanielcheckers;14579169 
I'm surprised CCP hasn't revised the ToS to prevent this.

They promote it.
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Originally Posted by .:hybrid:.;14579146 
I don't really understand how this is a scam, since they did allow you to withdraw your money + interest, it only became a scam once they closed down, but was otherwise a smoothly working EVE banking system?

Thats how I understand it anyway.

Because they led everyone into a false belief of service. They built up the customer base by initially leading people to believe they were legit, then when it got to a point where they were set fo eternity pulled the plug. It was likely they intended to pull the plug from the very beginning otherwise they would have made sure everyone got their ISK before closure.
Edited by Lifeshield - 8/14/11 at 9:01am
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Everybody will be looking for them. Unless they become anonymous, they wont be able to play properly.
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I don't think that was their intention in the first place. Isn't the economy in EVE largely driven by its player-base? And knowing the player base, the occasional bad apple does tend to fart all over everyone's face every now and then.
Yes, it's a player driven economy and this was a scam involving players and the in game player devised and run banking system.

My point was that if you remove in-game "bad apples" (assuming they aren't exploiting a bug in the software or using 3rd party hacks) though real world ToS/limitations, you lose much more than you gain.
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post #14 of 94
I must learn this game

$$$$ to be made
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i was thinking about playing this game because of all this scamming and frauding and i realized that everyone is probably doing this, and its probably going to be a huge time and money sink
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It´s part of the game mate.
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its awesome that is part of the game.

all those players that lost money will be a little more careful in the future... At least it was in a game.
 
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SET SAIL FOR FAIL!!!


SET SAIL FOR EPIC PLUNDERING!!!


All I have to say is; Don't waste money on digital currency...
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post #19 of 94
d'oh. Eve news is always so interesting! lol
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I am definitely looking into playing this till Old Republic, craving space sim.
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